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Ashford pressed on 'destroyed' letter

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The health minister says he destroys all his correspondence once its purpose has been fulfilled, in line with data protection rules.

David Ashford had read out an anonymously-authored letter, claimed to be sent from one of the testing team.

It was as a rebuttal to media for focus on the resignation of a leading testing scientist.

An FOI later revealed it was destroyed.   

The minister explained more in a heated exchanged with Paul Moulton of Isle of Man Television:


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